Category: Opinion

ILLUSTRATION: Road trip

Spring break countdown begins now

Spring break in 14, 13, 12 days and counting. Students everywhere are counting down the days and minutes until spring break begins. The weeklong break allows students to sleep,...

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You don’t say?

Whether it’s because of misspeaking or misspellings, many of our favorite clichés or phrases have taken on a life of their own. Somewhere along the way of...

Instead of spending Valentine's Day stressing out over flowers and chocolates, try a low-key activity with your loved one instead. (Photo Illustration by Emily Crooks)

Saying no to Valentine’s Day

They say that true love means never having to say you’re sorry. I say it means never submitting your partner to outdated, cliched Valentine’s Day expectations. Valentine’s...

Title page from the first edition of the first volume of "Pride and Prejudice," one of the greatest romantic comedies ever written (Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)

My favorite fictional romances

I learned long ago that romance works much better in fiction than it does in real life. Here are my favorite fictional romances: Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth...